Activities

The Shelby District offers many great Scouting activities throughout the year, so check this page often and get your unit involved today! For the most current schedule of activities, check out the Shelby District Newsletter page at http://shelbydistrict.com/newsletter/ and the official Shelby District calendar.

Roundtable Cub Scouts Boy Scouts Venturing

A monthly meeting where leaders share resources and swap stories; held the first Thursday of every month at Riverchase Church of Christ.  The address is 1868 Montgomery Hwy S., Birmingham, AL  35244. The Roundtable starts at 7pm with the District Commissioner meeting being at 6pm. At the same time as the Roundtable (7pm), the Muscogee Chapter of the Coosa Lodge (Order of the Arrow) also holds their monthly meeting.

Merit Badge Day Boy Scouts

The Shelby District Merit Badge Day is a one-day event where scouts can work on a variety of merit badges.

BALOO and IOLS Training Boy Scouts Cub Scouts Venturing

Training event for all Cub Scout, Boy Scout, and Venturing Leaders.  

Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) is a one-day course designed as an introduction to the Cub Scout outdoor program for leaders and adults interested in adding a camping component to their Pack activities. For a Pack to hold a Pack campout, it is required that at least one BALOO-trained adult is present at the campout.

Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills (IOLS) is required training for Scoutmasters and Asst. Scoutmasters. Working as patrols, this hands-on course provides adult leaders the practical outdoor skills they need to lead Scouts in the out-of-doors. Upon completion, leaders should feel comfortable teaching Scouts the basic skills required to obtain the First Class rank. Along with Scoutmaster Specifics this course is required of all direct contact leaders registered in Boy Scout Troops and Varsity Scout Teams, in order to be considered “trained”.

Camporee Boy Scouts Arrow of Light Webelos

A weekend where the Boy Scouts of Shelby district show off their Scout skills, by competing in events, hosting demonstrations, and enjoying the fellowship of Scouting; held in February each year.  

Jamboree on the Air (JOTA) Boy Scouts

Jamboree-on-the-Air, or JOTA, is the largest Scouting event in the world. It is held annually the third full weekend in October. JOTA uses amateur radio (a.k.a. ham radio) to link Scouts and hams around the world, around the nation, and in your own community. This jamboree requires no travel, other than to a nearby amateur radio operator’s ham shack. You can find out more information by clicking here.

Dutch Oven Competition Boy Scouts

Test your culinary skills against other cast iron chefs in the Shelby District.  We are bringing back the Cast Iron Chef Competition. 

Cub Scout Day Camp Cub Scouts

A week of fun and learning for all Cub Scouts and Webelos Scouts. This annual week-long activity is typically held the first full week of June at Oak Mountain State Park.

Pinewood Derby Cub Scouts

The annual district-wide pinewood derby race for Cub Scouts of all ages in the Shelby District.  The Shelby District adheres to the Greater Alabama Council rules for Pinewood Derby. You can find the latest rules at http://shelbydistrict.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017-GAC-PWD-Rules.pdf.

Shelby District Adult Leader Recognition Banquet

A district-wide celebration to recognize leaders within the Shelby District and to reflect upon the past year’s accomplishments.  

Shelby Day of Service

Our yearly district service day will be held on a Saturday in May.  This year we will spend a day at Oak Mountain State Park helping the park ranger all over the park.

Boy Scout Family Night at the Barons

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Shelby District Day Camp – Registration April 23

The registration event for the Shelby District Day Camp will be held on April 23 at 2pm at the...
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Shaq dazzles with humor, advice to Boy Scouts at Birmingham event

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Jamboree on the Trail 2017 – Registration Open

The 20th Annual Jamboree on the Trail is on May 13, 2017 and registration is now open for Packs,...
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2016 Veteran’s Day Parade

VETERANS DAY PARADE - Friday, November 11, 2016 REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  Friday, November 4th...
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